San Fernando

2667
Nominal Guns803DECKS
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Launched17653DECKS
Home Port 3DECKS
How acquiredPurpose built3DECKS
ShipyardHavana - Cuba 3DECKS
Designed byJuan Jorge3DECKS
ConstructorMatthew Mullins3DECKS
CategoryThird Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeShip of the Line 3DECKS
Sailing RigShip Rigged3DECKS
Broken Up8.10.18133DECKS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent3DECKS
Length of Gundeck197' 0"Burgos Feet54.8842 (180′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel176' 10"Burgos Feet49.0336 (160′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth56' 0"Burgos Feet15.6016 (51′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold28' 0"Burgos Feet7.8008 (25′ 7″ Imperial)
Burthen1,714Tons BM 

Armament


1765Broadside Weight = 746 Spanish libre (804.934 lbs 342.414 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck32 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 Spanish 8-Pounder

1798Broadside Weight = 964 Spanish libre (1040.156 lbs 442.476 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck30 Spanish 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle32 Spanish 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 Spanish 4-Pound Obusier

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1779 - 1779Capitan de navioIgnacio de Mendizabal3DECKS1782 - 20.10.1782Capitan de navioTomas Geraldino3DECKS1793BrigadierDiego Quiroga3DECKS27.1.1798 - 4.1.1799Capitan de navioJose Javier de Ezquerro3DECKS12.7.1801 - 1801Capitan de navioJoaquin de Molina3DECKS

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.1.1799 - 7.3.1799BrigadierPedro Luis Obregón y Ceballos3DECKS

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.5.1744 - 1746Capitan de fragataFrancisco Javier de Winthuyssen y Tisyo (1731-1779)HNE

Service History


DateEventSource
1766At Cadiz.3DECKS
11.1766Left Cadiz to El Ferrol with San Genaro3DECKS
1767Patrolled south of Viscay Bay with San Genaro & Campeon3DECKS
6.1779Blocked Lisbon with San Lorenzo3DECKS
10.1779Entered at Cadiz with San Lorenzo3DECKS
17801st Campaign of Siege of Gibraltar.3DECKS
8.17812nd Campaign of English Channel.3DECKS
6.1782Captured 52 british convoy near Cape St. Vincent.3DECKS
7.1782Entered at Cadiz.3DECKS
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
21.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel3DECKS
11.1782At Cadiz with the fleet for the Campaign of Jamaica.3DECKS
1783At El Ferrol.3DECKS
1784Captured Swedish brig Goyana Troya under Cpt. Isache Samberg.
1793Campaign of Toulon.3DECKS
1794At Cartagena under Adm. Borja's fleet, left to Bay of Viscay.3DECKS
5.1795Left Cartagena with Serio3DECKS
12.5.1795Entered at Cadiz with Serio3DECKS
16.6.1795Left Cadiz to La Corunna with Serio transporting 6,000 men & guns.3DECKS
1798Refitted as a 98 gun Second Rate Ship of the Line
28.1.1798Left El Ferrol.3DECKS
1.6.1798At El Ferrol.3DECKS
4.1.1799Left El Ferrol as flagship with San Pedro de Alcantara, San Agustin, Monarca, Florentina, Sta Brigida, N S de la Paz & a3DECKS
2.2.1799Entered at El Ferrol back from Canary Islands with the above ships.3DECKS
7.3.1799Set to be careened at El Ferrol.3DECKS
25.8.1800At El Ferrol disarmed when British attacked El Ferrol.
25.8.1800Attack on Ferrol
12.7.1801Action at the Strait of Gibraltar.3DECKS
11.1804At El Ferrol disarmed.3DECKS
7.1806At El Ferrol disarmed in need of careen.3DECKS
10.6.1808At El Ferrol, disarmed. Royal order to be broke up.3DECKS
8.10.1813Broke up by royal order.3DECKS
1815Sold.3DECKS


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site
HNEHistoria Naval de EspañaVariousWeb Site
 

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